The table below contains the names of sailors who served aboard the USS Escape (ARS 6). Please keep in mind that this list does only include records of people who submitted their information for publication on this website. If you also served aboard and you remember one of the people below you can click on the name to send an email to the respective sailor. Would you like to have such a crew list on your website?
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There are 22 crew members registered for the USS Escape (ARS 6).
|Strauss, Robert||Lieut. E-V(S)||1942 –||unknown||My Dad was in the Navy on the Escape and the ship USS Laysan Island (ARS)(T)-1 during WW2. His Navy service was from Dec. 15, 1942 until about Feb. 1946. Discharge paper says Salvage Officer. He told hurricane stories.|
|Rimboch, James||ME-2||Sep 2, 1954 – Jan 1, 1955||Eng.||I transferred from the Opportune to stay in our home port of San Juan P.R. along with several other Brown Baggers. I learned a trade aboard the two ships that has lasted a life time. I think every kid should join the Navy !!|
|Fletcher, Tom||SFFN||Apr 1958 – May 1960||R Gamg||Did not know they had something like this wish their were more people knew about this after serving aborad i was tranfered to a fleet tanker AO55USS Elkomin i was i San Jaun Porto Rico miss that duity a real close nit|
|Aurila, Thomas||mr2||Sep 1961 – Aug 1962||engineering||Served as MR along side of MM's. Just returned from 8th reunion in Annapolis 10/19/12. I was aboard for Med, North Atlantic and Cuban Crisis. Chief Willard gave haircuts in Engine room-Cool guy.|
|Aurila, Thomas||mr2||Aug 1962 – Aug 1963||engineering||I served as an MR among with EN's. Mr. Steele was W/O. Tomko was EN1. Enjoyed the time spent in PR and on ship. I remember EE " Shaky Jake" firing fireworks while on Liberty on the 4th, burning hand.|
|Balliet, Thomas||EM3||Mar 1963 – 1965||Engineering||Enjoyed tour of duty. Home port San Juan, PR. Made a lot of good friends. Remember EM1 Jake, FM Charlie Hodges from Nebraska. Also remembering the Med trip.|
|Lawler, William ( Bill)||SF3||Aug 1966 – Mar 1968||Pipe Fitter|
|Warren, David (Disco)||FA to EN2||May 1967 – May 1969||Engineering||Retired USN rate of GSMC Would like shipmates from USS Escape to contact me.|
|Davis, Aubrey||EM2||1969 – 1969||Electrical Repair||Transferred to the USS ESCAPE (ARS 6) home ported in SAN JAUN PR would still be in navy except they changed home port to Mayport. FLA.|
|Covey, James (Jim)||RM 2||1969 – 1971||Radio|
|Primeau, Steve||RM3||1971 – 1973||Radio||Wow - so long ago.... good memories!|
|Brantley, Randall (Darrell)||RM3||Jan 8, 1971 – Mar 20, 1973||Radio||I made some great friends while on the USS Escape and will always remember the fun that we had.|
|Bowers, Greg||MR2||1972 – 1975||Engineering||Had a great time. Would like to hear from the guys of my time frame. Will be retiring soon.|
|Setzer, Jimmy||EM1||May 1, 1972 – Apr 30, 1974||engineering||I enjoyed my tour aboard the escape, especially steaming independently from the fleet and hitting port of calls where the fleet couldn't go.|
|Nichols, Anthony (Tony)||E-4||Sep 1972 – Aug 1974||Storekeeper||It's been so long ago that I can no longer remember all the people I served with or all the great places we went.|
|Trammell, William (Bill)||EN1||May 9, 1973 – Apr 12, 1975||M||Good crew. Suez Canal in 74. firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Rogan, Bruce||FTG-3||May 10, 1973 – May 23, 1973||Reserves (Sterling, NJ)||fifth ship. Mayport. FL. Very hot. Pierside only|
|Foster, Terry||TM3 SS/DV||Aug 13, 1973 – Nov 10, 1974||Diving Locker||Hope all is well|
|Imler, Gene||EM2/DV/SS||Sep 1973 – Mar 1975||Diving locker||Retired. Still diving, hunting and fishing. Only important decisions is to decide which boat to take. Thinking about getting into spearfishing. Been a really good ride.|
|Peiffer, William||ETN2||Dec 1, 1975 – Sep 1, 1978||Operations (radio)|
|Kappen, Keith (Kap)||EN2(SW)||Mar 1976 – Sep 1978||ENG|
|Gomes, Mario||EMFN||Oct 1976 – Sep 1, 1978||E||Best years of my life.|
There are currently no planned reunions.